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10:00 am

, All Ages

December 3

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Earth Matters: Rethink the future

Our special exhibition is now open! Earth Matters invites us to reimagine a more sustainable future through hands-on and interactive exhibits. Visitors will engage in themes such as biodiversity, rising global temperatures, and carbon emissions while creating lasting perspectives about the bigger roles we play in our environments.

Earth Matters is open until January 8, 2023, and is presented by Odell Brewing Co, HP Inc., and Kaiser Permanente. The exhibition is presented bilingually and is free with museum admission.

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December 3

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Ferret Feeding

Visit with FCMoD’s very own live black-footed ferrets, the most endangered mammal in North America!

Join us in the Natural Areas Exhibit to learn about the conservation work being done to return black-footed ferrets to the wild, from the national captive breeding program to new advances in cloning. Meet our black-footed ferrets and watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Who knows, you just might become BFFs with our BFFs!

Museum admission is not required to attend this program, but the capacity is limited and first-come, first-served.

Science, All Ages

December 3

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Visit with CSU Bug Zoo!

Get to know arachnids, insects, and arthropods when the CSU Bug Zoo visits FCMoD! CSU Bug Zoo strives to bring a deeper appreciation for arthropods through hands-on learning.  See both live and mounted specimens of spiders, roaches, and other crawlies, and learn all about the great big world of bugs! Find out how to identify bugs in our local ecosystem and take your outdoor exploration to the next level. The Bug Zoo create opportunities with live insects, enthusiastic volunteers, and continued involvement in the Fort Collins community.

Free with museum admission.

Presented in Partnership with Colorado State University Agricultural Science Department.

, All Ages

December 3

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Black-footed Ferret Masks

Join us and create your very own Black-footed Ferret mask! Learn about their history, survival, and the road of recovery they are on. See the world through their eyes.

 

 

10:30 am

Theater, All Ages
accidental astronauts poster

December 3

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$4.00

Accidental Astronauts

Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space!

Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash into the Moon. Bounce along with them on the lunar surface. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. And gain a new appreciation of our home planet.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.

Runtime: 32 minutes | View the trailer

11:15 am

Theater, All Ages
Forward to the moon poster

December 3

11:15 am - 11:45 am
$4.00

Forward! To the Moon

Forward to the Moon is a look into NASA’s Artemis program, the next step in our mission to explore the universe and land the first woman and person of color on the surface of the Moon. Kari Byron from Crash Test World and MythBusters narrates.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer

2:00 pm

Music, All Ages
Queen band photo

December 3

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$4.00

Queen 360 Music Show

Join us in the Otterbox Digital Dome Theater to experience Queen in a whole new light!

FCMoD’s music series has something for everyone – from throwbacks of rock idols to the chart topping hits of today’s artists. The Dome’s 360° state-of-the-art digital projection systems bring these shows to life, while our booming surround sound system will have you hearing your favorite artists like never-before.

Note: Due to the nature of music lyrics, some content may be inappropriate for younger audiences.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 2 p.m.

Runtime: 60 minutes.

3:30 pm

Theater, Music, All Ages

December 3

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
$4.00

Let it Snow!

Let it Snow is an amazing holiday music spectacle, featuring a variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee. It includes a stunning finale by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. The soundtrack is enhanced with colorful thematic animation and full-dome scenery.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 3:30 p.m.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer

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